Now Reading: Obies


Off-Broadway's Highest Honor

1967 Award Winners

  • Special Citations
    • The Open Theatre
      for maintaining a laboratory where a company of actors, directors, and playwright confront the limits of contemporary theatre experience
    • Tom Sankey, The Golden Screw
      for conceiving, writing, and performing
    • The Second Story Players
      for consistent seriousness of purpose and superior standards of production
    • Jeff Weiss, `And That's How the Rent Gets Paid" and "A Funny Walk Home"
      Joseph Cino Memorial Award, for his plays and for his performances in both
    • La Mama Troupe
      for presenting a repertory of distinguished Off-Off-Broadway plays to European audiences
  • Set Design
    • No award given
  • Obie Committee
    • Robert Pasolli, Michael Smith, Ross Wetzsteon
  • Music
    • No award given
  • Distinguished Plays
    • Henry Livings, Eh?
    • Rochelle Owens, Futz
    • Sam Shepard, La Turista
  • Distinguished Performances
    • Tom Aldredge, "Measure for Measure," "Stock Up on Pepper Cause Turkey's Going to War"
    • Robert Bonnard, The Chairs
    • Alvin Epstein, Dynamite Tonite
    • Neil Flanagan, The Madness of Lady Bright
    • Bette Henritze, "Measure for Measure," the Wilder plays, "The Distinguished Person," "The Rimers of Eldrich"
    • Stacy Keach, MacBird!
    • Terry Kiser, Fortune and Men's Eyes
    • Eddie McCarty, Kitchenette
    • Robert Salvio, Hamp
    • Rip Torn, The Deer Park
  • Distinguished Direction
    • No award given
  • Costumes
    • No award given
  • Best Lighting
    • John Dodd, "The White Whore," "The Madness of Lady Bright," "Charles Dickens' `Christmas Carol"'
  • Best Foreign Play
    • No award given
  • Best Director
    • Tom O'Horgan, Futz
  • Best American Play
    • No award given
  • Best Actor
    • Seth Allen, Futz


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